Women's Tennis

EllieEades

  • height 5-7
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Floyds Knobs, Indiana
  • Major Marketing and Finance
  • High school Sacred Heart Academy

Freshman (2021-22)
Recorded a record of 4-10 in singles competition during her inaugural season, playing primarily on courts five and six … Had the clinching win in her debut match in the season opener against East Tennessee State, surviving a grueling 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(9) battle with Mayya Gorbunova … Other singles wins came over Miami Ohio’s Nishitha Saravanan, Penn State’s Alina Lebedeva and Bellarmine’s Maja Kozerski … Teamed up with Fiona Arrese for a 4-4 record in doubles on court one as the pair was ranked as high as 27th on April 13 … Had two top-40 victories with Arrese in doubles over No. 15 Daria Kuczer/Tenika McGiffin and No. 38 Sarah Hamner/Megan Davies of South Carolina … Began the season paired with Carla Girbau for an 8-5 doubles ledger, including a big ranked win over SEC foes No. 27 Carson Branstine/Mary Stoiana of Texas A&M … Clinched the doubles point with Girbau on four occasions against Notre Dame, East Tennessee State, Austin Peay and Western Kentucky, as well as once with Arrese versus South Carolina … During the fall season, teamed up with Carla Girbau to advance to the doubles main draw semifinals at the ITA Regional Championships … Teamed up with Fiona Arrese to post a doubles victory at the Tennessee Invitational, also notching a win in singles.
 

Singles Doubles
Overall: 4-10 Overall: 12-9
Conference: 0-7    Conference: 5-5   


Prior to UK
Former blue chip ranked in top-10 of recruiting class and graduated as a 5-star recruit … Ranked No. 2 in Indiana and top-10 in the Midwest … Advanced to semifinals of Midwest Doubles in 2017 and won Midwest Doubles in 2018 … Member of zonal team, winning gold in 2016 and 2017 … Kentucky state high school girls tennis singles finalist in 2018 and 2021, winning three state championship team titles.

Personal
Parents are Brett and Faye Eades … Father played basketball at Transylvania University from 1989-93  … Mother graduated from Kentucky in 1996 … Has one older brother, Harrison, who currently attends the pro pilot program at Middle Tennessee State.

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